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Emenike joins leading goal scorers

04 February 2013, 16:03

Rustenburg - Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike has joined the list of leading goal scorers at the ongoing 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa.

The player scored one his team's two goals that sent out Cote d'Ivoire in the tournament's semi-final match on Sunday.

Emenike now joins Wakaso Mubarak of Ghana and Alain Traore of Burkina Faso, each with three goals, as joint stop scorers.

All three remain in the tournament, meaning they could score more goals.

Seven players have so far scored two goals each: Seydou Keita of Mali, Jonathan  Pitroipa of Burkina Faso and Victor Moses of Nigeria.

Others are: Dieumerci Mbokani of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Siyanbonga Sangweni of South Africa, as well as Yaya Toure and Gervinho, both of Cote d'Ivoire.




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